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What are the chances of a second Chemical Pregnancy? I had one very healthy pregnancy. One chemical at 5 weeks. & I'm now 4 weeks & 3 days pregnancy.

What are the chances of a second Chemical Pregnancy? I had one very healthy pregnancy. One chemical at 5 weeks. & I'm now 4 weeks & 3 days pregnancy.

20%: In general about 30% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage, but the farther you are the lower the chance. The fact that you already know you are pregnant reduces the risk a little. Having the prior miscarriage does not affect your chances this time positively or negatively. Should be fine! ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I had a very faint pos hpt this morning. 16 days since conception. What are chances of chemical pregnancy?

I had a very faint pos hpt this morning. 16 days since conception. What are chances of chemical pregnancy?

Hard to know: Would check it again in 1-2 days to see if it is still positive. Blood tests are much more accurate than urine tests. Chemical pregnancy is possible but no way to know yet. ...Read more

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Chemical pregnancy 3 weeks ago and have anovulation but tested with strong positive OPK today. Is there chances to conceive ?

Chemical pregnancy 3 weeks ago and have anovulation but tested with strong positive OPK today. Is there chances to conceive ?

Chemical pregnancy: If you recently had a chemical pregnancy (early miscarriag) then you should follow up with a doctor to have a BHCG hormone done to confirm complete resolution. Ovulation will occur sometime after the BHCG hormone has resolved. The exact timing can not not be predicted the first cycle. If you ovulated already then pregnancy is possible ...Read more

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What are my chances of conceiving again with a healthy baby after a chemical pregnancy..How can I try for a girl?

What are my chances of conceiving again with a healthy baby after a chemical pregnancy..How can I try for a girl?

Very good: At age of 23 your chances are great of getting pregnant again and for that pregnancy to be normal. Chemical pregnancies are extremely common. Research shows that perhaps as much as 50% of pregnancies are chemical pregnancies. To try for a girl: there is no home remedy that will increase the odds of one gender or the other. Ivf with pgs is the only way to determine the baby's gender. ...Read more

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30 yrs old. 2 first trimester miscarriages & a chemical pregnancy in past year. Should I see a specialist before ttc again? Chances of another m/c?

30 yrs old. 2 first trimester miscarriages & a chemical pregnancy in past year. Should I see a specialist before ttc again? Chances of another m/c?

Yes: Yes, I would if I were you. You've had 3 miscarriages consecutively now. You need a full work up now to figure out if there is anything correctable. About 50% couples in your situation will never find a specific reason why. You still have a good chance (over 50%) of having a normal pregnancy next time. ...Read more

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I got a positive pregnancy test August 13 my period was July 11th. Any chance this is a chemical pregnancy? Just a worry wort!

I got a positive  pregnancy  test August 13 my period was July 11th.  Any chance this is a chemical  pregnancy?  Just a worry wort!

Confirm it: If it is positive then quickly becomes negative then that would be the issue. the best course of action here is to call your physician on Monday and request a serum (blood) pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What's a chemical pregnancy?

What's a chemical pregnancy?

Early pregnancy: One can find pregnancy related hormones in a woman's blood stream before one can establish the she actually has a viable implanted pregnancy. This is called a chemical pregnancy. The pregnancy may not survive even a few days so she "mensturates" at her normal time and never realizes that she was pregnant. ...Read more

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What is a chemical pregnancy?

What is a chemical pregnancy?

Early miscarriage: Some refer to the slow decline of the hormone HCG as a chemical pregnancy or miscarriage. Please see your doctor for more answers ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more